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Welcome!

Welcome to the Roseland Free Public Library website! We are continuously working to update and include all the information you are looking for. Check back often for new events and information. Also, be sure to look at our pages and calendars for Children, Teens, Adults, Wellness, and Friends of the Library for extra events that may not appear on our home page.

To register for an event online, go to Event Registration on the right of our homepage.
Need more information? Call us at 973-226-8636.

LIBRARY HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY, 9 AM-9 PM; FRIDAYS, 9 AM-5 PM; SATURDAYS, 10 AM-3 PM

NO SATURDAY HOURS DURING JULY & AUGUST

 


News & Announcements
Vox Books Are Here!
We are excited to offer "talking" Vox Books to our young patrons! To learn more about these great children's books, cop and paste this link to your browser: https://www.libraryideas.com/vox-books
Pampered Chef Fall Fundraiser
Join us on Friday, October 25, from 6 to 9 pm in out community room for a Pampered Chef fundraiser to benefit the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library! Discover a whole world of kitchen tools that will enhance your meal prep time. Online shopping is open now, and orders over $80 are eligible for a free gift - download the flyer on our home page for more details!
Frank's Pizza Fundraiser
The Frank's Pizza Fundraiser to benefit the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library will continue through December! Every time you order any menu item, Frank's will donate 15% of your purchase to the Friends (no extra cost to the customer). Applies to eat-in and take-out orders, any day or time, and includes gluten-free pizza (specials not included). Be sure to mention the Friends or bring the flyer, which can be downloaded on the library website.
Lego Robotics
Our Lego Robotics combines the perfect mix of coding and building for ages 8 through teen. Join us on Thursdays, October 17 & 31, from 3:30-5 pm (NOTE NEW START TIME). RSVP on library website.
Common App Workshop
Learn more about the Common App during a workshop presented by C2 Education at the library on Saturday, October 19, 10:30 am-noon. More than 800 colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, China, and many European countries participate in this undergraduate college admission essay application system. To RSVP, please email WEST.CALDWELL@C2EDUCATE.COM and provide the student's name, school and grade in fall, and the best phone number to be reached.
Third Annual Fall Family Festival
Saturday, October 19, 11 am-2 pm: Celebrate the season with a bouncy house, face painters, local vendors, food trucks, live music, a pumpkin patch, a pie baking contest (winner scores a blue ribbon and the title of "Roseland's Best Baker 2019"), and more! Admission is FREE. Rain date is Sunday, October 20. RSVP FOR THE FESTIVAL AND DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM FOR THE PIE BAKING CONTEST ON OUR HOME PAGE.
Essential Oil Workshop
Geeta Lahiri will conduct an essential oils workshop on Wednesday, October 23, at 1 pm, with her tips on cold season immunity and wellness. She will teach participants how use essential oils to make a soothing throat spray and an elderberry syrup she recommends for helping boost immunity. RSVP on library website.
Guided Meditation Class
Treat yourself to our upcoming guided meditation classes, set for Thursday, October 24, at 10 am or 7 pm. RSVP on library website. Other upcoming classes: Thursdays, November 7 and 21, at 10 am and 7 pm.
Living by Design Rather than Default
Join us for "Living by Design Rather than Default," an interactive presentation by Life coach Diane Penola will present "Living by Design Rather than Default" on Tuesday, October 29, at 7 pm. The interactive presentation will focus on rising above common "negative self-talk." RSVP on library website.RSVP on library website.
Landscape and Still-Life Photography Exhibit
Unique images by award-winning photographer Nancy Bernhaut Scott will be on display in our community room during the month of October. The West Caldwell resident, who is mostly self-taught and experiments with different techniques and types of film, looks to Ansel Adams, Georgia O'Keeffe, Claude Monet, and Vincent Van Gogh for inspiration. Exhibit is open during regular library hours.
Adult Paint Night
Pencilworks Studio returns to the library with another Adult Paint Night on Friday, November 8, from 6 to 9 pm. Bring some friends and spend a fun evening creating a fall or holiday masterpiece to decorate your home for the season! There will be a variety of images to choose from. Materials fee: $20 per participant. Tickets are nonrefundable and available at the circulation desk on a first come, first-served basis.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, October 21, starting at 7 pm. New members, all levels welcome.
New Story Time Activities
TUESDAYS: Book babies at 9:30 am, Music & Movement at 10:30 am (interactive story time featuring streamed videos on a large screen kids can sing and dance along with). WEDNESDAYS: Kids' light yoga at 9:30 am, Sing with Me at 10:30 am. THURSDAYS: Book babies at 9:30 am, Learn with Me at 10:30 am (learn letters, numbers, colors, and shapes through song). All programs suitable for ages 6 months and up. NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO STORY TIME ACTIVITIES ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22.
Walking for Fitness Mondays & Wednesdays
This group fitness activity meets every Monday and Wednesday at 10 am. Jump-start your morning with a 45-minute low-impact workout that emphasizes walking (streamed on video). Also includes discussion and healthy recipe exchanges. Ideal for beginning fitness levels. Bring towel and water bottle. RSVP on website homepage.
Matinee Mondays
Our Monday Afternoon Movies resume on October 21 at 1 pm with the 2018 drama/thriller Adrift, based on the true story of a couple's harrowing journey and fight to survive when they get lost at sea for 41 days after sailing too close to a hurricane. Film is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour and 39 minutes. RSVP needed, popcorn will be served.
Chair Yoga Mondays
Join us for some chair yoga workouts (streamed on video) every Monday starting at 11 am. Bring towel and water bottle. Class size is now limited to 12. RSVP on website homepage.
De-Stress with Mindful Coloring for Adults
Escape the stress of everyday life and color your troubles away every Tuesday at 1 pm. Join us for an afternoon of serenity, coloring, herbal tea, snacks, and meditative music. RSVP on our website.
Weekly Adult Mat Yoga
Enjoy a mid-week stretch during our weekly adult mat yoga classes every Wednesday at 11 am. Led by certified instructor Danielle Masa. Bring mat, water, and towel. RSVP on our website.
Homebound Delivery Service
Stuck at home with an injury or other situation that makes getting to the library impossible, and are eager for a certain book or DVD? Try our Homebound Delivery Service! Call the library at 973-226-8636 and arrange to have your items delivered to your home! PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS FOR ROSELAND FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY PATRONS WHO ARE ROSELAND RESIDENTS ONLY.
Reserve Your Museum Passes
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for Montclair Art Museum, Morris Museum, Grounds for Sculpture, The Golf Museum, and Imagine That! NOTE: WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM, SO IN THE MEANTIME PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY AT 973-226-8636 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS.
Pay Your Fines Online
Roseland Free Public Library patrons can now pay any library fines online! Just go to www.bccls.org > My Account > Fines & Fees
Libby Has Arrived!
Libby by Overdrive is now available to our patrons for downloading audio and ebooks! Cut and paste this link on your browser to learn more about how it works: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/playback/Playback.do?id=7bt56n. The app is available at this website: ebccls.overdrive.com. If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our library assistants.
HOOPLA is Back!
HOOPLA is back for our patrons! Go to www.hoopladigital.com and enter your library card information to download free music, movies, television programs, audiobooks, and ebooks with no late fees. Please note: each patron is entitled to any FOUR downloads per month at this time. If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our assistants Tami Jaegel and Scott Bergenfeld.
Leveled Reading List Books Available
Noecker Kids & Parents: We now have a list of books available at the library for the leveled reading system used at Noecker Elementary School. All you have to do is inquire at the Circulation Desk, and you can see a list of books at your child's current level that we have available.
Zac's Hacks - Computer Help
Library assistant Zac Cascio can show you the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other tech resources Mondays or Fridays 9 am-noon. Safely navigate social media; create resume templates, letters, and spreadsheets; utilize cell phone, iPad, and Kindle features, such as calendars and more. Please note: RSVP needed for this drop-in instruction, go to "Even Registration" on the right-hand side of this homepage.
Mobile Hotspots Available
Mobile Hotspots are now available for our patrons who are Roseland residents! Available to patrons 18 or older with a valid driver's license and valid Roseland Free Public Library card. Each hotspot provides internet access for up to 10 devices. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the loan period is 14 days. There will be a $5 per day late fee and $100 replacement fee if lost.


Pampered Chef Fall Fundraiser Flyer (pdf)
Frank's Pizzeria Fundraiser (pdf)
Pie Baking Contest Entry Form (pdf)
Calendar - Event Registration

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